Have you ever been told, “you have so much potential”?
Did you know what to say? “Thanks, I guess?” Should you take it as a compliment? A backhanded compliment? Advice?
It probably means something different at 16 versus 26. Your high school teacher extolling praise on your English paper and your potential as a writer. Fast forward 10 years and your boss telling you she sees the potential she just doesn’t know how to help you get there.
So what is the secret to going from potential to full blown success?